Data Center Engineer

Grand Rapids, MI

Posted: 11/20/2023 Category: Information Technology Job Number: DAPEL120

Job Description

Title: Data Center Engineer

Location: Grand Rapids, MI

Note: This role is NOT open to C2C candidates

The Data Center Engineer is responsible for researching, designing, installing, integrating, supporting, and optimizing a wide variety of technologies as a part of the information technology infrastructure and application environment. They will design, implement, and maintain high performing, highly available systems to meet the customers functional and cost requirements as defined by overall system architecture specifications and in accordance with service level and/or operational level agreements. They will perform work on new project installations, system/infrastructure upgrades, and system/infrastructure performance management. They will contribute to process and system support documentation. They should be competent to work with systems and infrastructure within a diverse technology portfolio, but may require guidance from others, at times.


• Under minimal supervision, working with customer specifications and budgets to develop both critical and non-critical systems that are a part of the technology infrastructure
• Providing technical risk assessments of system readiness for operational turnover
• Researching emerging technologies, standards, and system trends that align with customer requirements and Information Services (IS) architectural standards related to assigned projects, support responsibilities. or strategic initiatives
• Participating in project planning and execution related to system architecture, design, integration, testing, and implementation
• Analyzing system requirements and constraints to engineer technical solutions that meet the needs of the business, across multiple dimensions
• Designing solutions that can be operationally implemented and supported within current organizational structures or defines new operational and support structures
• As a project team member, responsible for assigned project tasks, as well as schedules, change control, and project-related status reports; coordinating work with team members, as required, to ensure successful delivery of all technical aspects of assigned projects
• Participating in operational support for assigned systems, including the creation of written support documentation, and facilitating knowledge transfer between teams and individuals involved in support; participating in the creation of relevant technical and support documentation
• Responsible for the resolution of implementation and support issues, and collaborating with support teams to troubleshoot and resolve escalated Incidents and problems using established IS procedures for problem and situation management
• Maintaining knowledge of end user devices and integration with equipment, networking concepts (such as TCP\IP, WINS, DNS, DHCP), Windows Server and Desktop platforms, Enterprise Directories, storage subsystems and relational databases


• 2+ years of general experience in Data, Network, and/or Systems Engineering required; demonstrated maturity in designing, implementing, and supporting system and infrastructure services, with exposure to the complete Systems Development Life Cycle (requirements gathering, design, development, testing, implementation, support, and service level measurement)
• A minimum of an Associate's Degree or equivalent technical education in Computer Science or other related field required; Bachelor’s and/or Master's Degrees preferred

Note: This role is NOT open to C2C candidates

If you're interested in this job opportunity, please apply to this position directly or email a copy of your resume to Devon Apel at!


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